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CNA2013 Video: Evolution of Nuclear Safety Practices

Mr. Tom Mitchell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ontario Power Generation, provides an update on the safety measures OPG has implemented at its nuclear plants following the Fukushima nuclear event of two years ago. He also offers observations on the nuclear industry’s evolving approach to nuclear safety, including the insights gained from studying the Fukushima experience.

You can watch more CNA2013 conference videos on the playlist we created. Other videos including videos from previous conference years can be found on our YouTube channel.

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CNA2013 Video: The Power of Linking Energy and Industrial Policies

Dr. Tim Stone is the Expert Chair with the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change. He has considerable expertise in reviewing UK nuclear installations and providing advice on waste management and decommissioning. In his talk, Dr. Stone shares the importance of political aspects of nuclear projects in supporting a strong national economy.

You can watch more CNA2013 conference videos on the playlist we created. Other videos including videos from previous conference years can be found on our YouTube channel.

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CNA2013 Video: Nuclear Refurbishment Projects

The next in our CNA2013 Conference video series features a panel discussion on nuclear refurbishment projects.

Nuclear refurbishments are often referred to as the most complex engineering challenges in the history of infrastructure. With some Canadian projects recently completed, and others in initial planning phases, this session featured Canadian nuclear leaders sharing how lessons learned will inform future initiatives.

Mark Sutcliffe moderated the panel of:

You can watch more CNA2013 conference videos on the playlist we created. Other videos including videos from previous conference years can be found on our YouTube channel.

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CNA2013 Video: Developing and Maintaining a Skilled and Professional Nuclear Workforce

Ms. Jean Llewellyn is Chief Executive Officer at the National Skills Academy for Nuclear, UK. Ms. Llewellyn spoke at the CNA Conference on ensuring a skilled and professional nuclear workforce is fundamental to the success of any nuclear programme.

Her presentation explores how the UK nuclear industry and Government are working collaboratively to develop a workforce with the capacity to meet the needs of the current and future nuclear programme, seeking to address the challenges of an aging workforce and an industry that was perceived as in decline.

You can watch more CNA2013 conference videos on the playlist we created. Other videos including videos from previous conference years can be found on our YouTube channel.

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CNA2013 Video: The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources

It’s been a few weeks since the 2013 edition of our annual conference. We’ve uploaded videos of speaking sessions to our TalkNuclear YouTube channel and we’ll feature videos on this blog.

Today’s conference video features the Keynote address by the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. Minister Oliver spoke on Canada’s nuclear sector.

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CNA2013 – Only One Week Remaining for Early Bird Prices!

Only one week remaining for Early Bird prices!

Register before December 1, 2012 to save big with Early Bird discounts!

Explore the CNA2013 site to discover what we have planned for you. Learn what this year’s Talking Nuclear: Dialogue in Action theme is about, view the preliminary Program, check out many of our confirmed speakers, and see who has already jumped on board as Sponsors of this world-class nuclear industry event!

100 students from across the country are applying to be there NOW!

Students from across the country are pouring in their applications to come to CNA2013. We’ve received great essays on Understanding Radiation, The Next 10 Years in Nuclear, Supporting Nuclear R&D, and more! Want to recruit these budding nuclear stars? Register today!

Check the CNA2013 site for updates as the program evolves.

Don’t miss your chance to save big with Early Bird registration. Register before December 1.

See you there! 

Canadian Nuclear Association
2013 Conference and Trade Show
February 27 – March 1, 2013
Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON